Many archaeologists and historians have searched for the garden of eden and there have occasionally been reports this biblical paradise where adam and eve lived in harmony has been found. Notice the tigris and euphrates rivers on the map.
The garden of eden is said to be eastward in eden genesis 2 8.
Garden of eden map. The bible names four rivers that watered the garden known as the pishon gihon tigris and euphrates genesis 2 10 14 the other lands that these rivers flowed to and even what some of those lands were famous for. This garden in eden had a real location. There are hypotheses that place eden at the headwaters of the tigris and euphrates northern mesopotamia in iraq mesopotamia africa and the persian gulf.
It is traditionally accepted that the garden of eden was located somewhere north of the persian gulf as seen in the above map. The garden is said to have been located in the land called eden which was in the east. This map shows a great deal of block faulting in the area of lebanon just north of modern day israel.
All kinds of animals including cattle beasts of the field and birds were found there 2 19 20. Two rectangular islands at the bottom left are marked britain and scotland. Where is the garden.
The beatus world map with adam eve and the serpent in the garden of eden at the top. The mediterranean is represented as a blue line in the centre the river nile as its continuation bending to the right and the red sea as a vertical red line. Genesis 2 8 yahweh god planted a garden eastward in eden and there he put the man whom he had formed maps are free to use for personal classroom or church use.
Now returning to the general area of lebanon as the biblical location of the garden of eden and the water source for the four rivers let us take a look at the present day geology and topography of that area. However after excavations in mesopotamia excavations of the city of ur by the english archaeologist leonardo woolley and babylon it became clear that the biblical legends had a real historical basis. The book of genesis relates the geographical location of both eden and the garden to four rivers pishon gihon tigris euphrates and three regions havilah assyria and kush.
Until the end of the 19th century the biblical garden could be considered a fiction. Where the vegetation was luxurious 2 9 and the fig tree indigenous 3 7 and where it was watered by irrigation.